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Timothy Sifert

Stanchart hires Yim from RBS to head Greater China DCM

Aug 17 2015

HONG KONG, Aug 17 (IFR) - Standard Chartered has appointed David Yim as head of Greater China debt capital markets, based in Hong Kong.

MOVES-Deutsche hires China ECM head from UBS

Jul 14 2015

HONG KONG, July 15 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank has hired Kefei Li from UBS, where he was head of equity capital markets for China, according to sources familiar with the move. At Deutsche, where he will take on a senior ECM role, Li will be based in Hong Kong. He is expected to start in October and report to Bhupinder Singh, co-head of Asia Pacific corporate banking and securities, and Mark Hantho, global head of equity capital markets. UBS confirmed Li's resignation but declined to comment further. His appointment comes after Neil Kell resigned as Deutsche's head of equity capital markets for Asia, excluding Japan, earlier this year. Kell agreed to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as chairman of international equity capital markets. (Reporting by Timothy Sifert and Ken Wang)

HSBC names new head of Asia Pacific debt syndicate

Jul 10 2015

HONG KONG, July 10 (IFR) - HSBC has appointed Carla Goudge as head of debt syndicate for Asia Pacific, replacing Matthias Knobloch, who is leaving the UK-based lender to take a career break, according to an internal memo.

MOVES-Deutsche's Asia ECM head Kell leaves

Mar 30 2015

HONG KONG, March 30(IFR) - Neil Kell, Deutsche Bank's head of equity capital markets for Asia, excluding Japan, has resigned.

MOVES-VTB Capital's top Asia executive resigns

Sep 10 2014

HONG KONG, Sept 10 (IFR) - Damian Chunilal has resigned as Asia CEO of VTB Capital, after more than two years as the Russian investment bank's top executive in the region.

Global credit funds seeking to add Asia experts - IFR

Sep 07 2014

HONG KONG, Sept 8 Asset managers are looking to hire more research analysts in Asia, in a sign that the rapid growth of the region's bond markets is attracting the attention of global funds, IFR reported on Saturday.

Wanted: Dim Sum bond traders

Aug 04 2014

HONG KONG, Aug 4 (IFR) - Despite the weak outlook for global fixed-income trading, investment banks in Hong Kong are hiring more credit traders to take advantage of the thriving market for Greater China debt.

China tells IPO bankers to "like" Facebook: IFR

Apr 29 2012

HONG KONG China's internet censors have a dim view of Facebook, but that has not stopped it from being a model of sorts for the country's securities regulator, IFR reported on Saturday.

China tells IPO bankers to 'like' Facebook - IFR

Apr 29 2012

HONG KONG China's internet censors have a dim view of Facebook, but that has not stopped it from being a model of sorts for the country's securities regulator, IFR reported on Saturday.

China tells IPO bankers to 'like' Facebook - IFR

Apr 29 2012

HONG KONG, April 29 China's internet censors have a dim view of Facebook, but that has not stopped it from being a model of sorts for the country's securities regulator, IFR reported on Saturday.

World News

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted.